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Patch 7.2 is underway, hitting test servers today. The patch was previewed in more detail at BlizzCon 2016. It contains flying, the Tomb of Sargeras, custom flying mounts for every class, the Armies of Legionfall faction, Artifact updates and more!
We don't expect all the content to be available immediately at PTR launch.
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Flying is coming back! You'll have to complete the Legion Pathfinder achievement, revolving around outdoor gameplay. You'll need to reach Exalted with the new Legionfall rep. At the end of the Broken Shore experience, every class will get a custom class flying mount! Class Order Halls continues. The Tomb of Sargeras The Eye of Aman'thul is the fifth pillar of creation that awaits us in the Nighthold and we'll put them to use. We'll fight the Avatar of Sargeras and Kil'jaeden. Restoring and building elven ruins to create a foothold (similar to Isle of Quel'danas Patch 2.4) will be introduced when we'll be building our way up to the Tomb. Armies of Legionfall faction is introduced. Alliance & the Horde side to bring down a common foe. New World Quests Legion Assaults (similar to demon invasions) Will disable all world quests in a specific area, the sky will turn dark. Cathedral of Eternal Night (Dungeon) is coming, available in all difficulties. PvP in 7.2
PvP Brawls (inspired by brawls in Hearthstone and Overwatch). Adds variations to custom battleground rulesets. Southshore vs. Tarrel Mill is back. 15 vs 15 player arenas are coming. Winter Arathi Basin Low visibility twist. Mounted combat is likely to happen (Ion mentions all players on rats while fighting) Artifact Updates in 7.2
15 new points to spent to empower your weapon. You can spend a fourth point in existing trait. New gold trait coming. New ways to upgrade your weapon A new three-pointer. Relics that will modify more than one trait will be available. There's a continuation of the questline A new hidden appearance for all Artifacts will be added . Requires proving class trials. Guardian Druids are getting an awesome looking bear form! Dungeon Content in 7.2
Tomb of Sargeras raid will be added. Baseline Heroic/Mythic adjustments Across the board the difficulty and rewards of existing dungeons will be increased to stay relevant. Upper & Lower Karazhan (available in Heroic & Mythic difficultties). New affixes (Imagine all mobs being a blood of Il'gynoth). Legion End Content
To put an end to the Legion once and for all, we'll have to venture to Argus. More details will be announced soon™.
With Patch 7.1.5 live, you may have noticed an increased drop-rate of Curious Coins. Aerythlea confirmed that in a blue post.
I'll pull this one out of stealth, the drop-rate of Curious Coins was indeed increased with 7.1.5.
What Items Can You Get?
Xur'ios in Dalaran offers different items every day. If you want a specific item, you need to regularly pay him a visit. The items he sells are
Arcadian War Turtle Boon of the Nether Formula: Soul Fibril Gjallar's "Horn" Ingram's Puzzle Krota's Shield Mote of Light Recipe: Flamespike Recipe: Leather Love Seat Schematic: Mecha-Bond Imprint Matrix Technique: Straszan Mark Arcadian War Turtle
Costs 150 Curious Coins.
Gul'dan also drops vanity items that aren't visible under the Nighthold loot tables in the journal. Players on reddit have been reporting two toy drops off Gul'dan. Both were obtained on Normal or higher difficulty, so it's safe to assume that they won't drop in LFR.
Skull of Corruption Is only lootable by Demon Hunters, but it can be traded to anyone else after, even sold in the Auction House. It makes your character kneel with a skull in his/her hand. Memory Cube is rewarded upon completing a quest line which starts by killing Chronomatic Anomaly that drops Mysterious Cube. When interacted with, players will "relive" various Legion cinematics. Golden Hearthstone Card: Lord Jaraxxus Turns the player into Lord Jaraxxus for one minute and replaces actionbars with emotes he does during the encounter.
Image courtesy of redditor Mitsiee
There's one more toy unique to Demon Hunters - Fel Focusing Crystal. It hasn't dropped yet. It's also BoE.
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As you maybe have already noticed, Mythic+ rewards have been increased with the latest reset and Nighthold's introduction, but there's more coming next week when mythic opens (and your M+ chests you earn this week will have that level of reward as well). So while the base ilevel in M+12 now is 870 (885 for your weekly chest) and that's the most you can get now, next week if you finish a M+15 you'll be able to get an 885 (900 in weekly chest).
With the opening of the Nighthold on Normal and Heroic difficulties, the maximum item level for Warforged or Titanforged items is now 925. Any item that could previously drop at or above item level 895 can now reach a maximum of 925.
Next week, when Mythic Nighthold releases, we’ll be increasing the cap on Mythic Keystone dungeon rewards from 12 to 15 (at 5 item levels per difficulty level). If you’re able to complete a Level 15 Keystone run this week, you’ll have a Mythic 15 reward waiting for you in your Order Hall cache next week.
Touch of a Titan is a new quest offered by Arcanomancer Vridiel in Dalaran that rewards Distilled Titan Essence when you collect 50 Essence of Aman'Thul. The quest is here to upgrade existing Legendary items from 910 to item level 940.
All Legendaries that drop now are of item level 940 by default. Existing Legendaries can be upgraded by completing the quest. The quest is repeatable. You can't hold more than 50 Essence of Aman'Thul at a time, so turn in the quest as soon as you can. You don't need to accept the quest for Essences to drop. The weekly cache gives 15 Essence of Aman'Thul. Each Nighthold boss drops 1 - 3 Essence of Aman'Thul. Winning 10 2v2 arenas awards 5 Essence of Aman'Thul. Winning 10 3v3 arenas awards 5 Essence of Aman'Thul. If you win Rated Battlegrounds 3 times, you can get 5 Essence of Aman'Thul. Emissary caches from world quests give 1 - 4 Essence of Aman'Thul each. According to redditor Not_athrowaweigh, you can farm up to 120 Essence of Aman'Thul before Mythic Nighthold opens next week, allowing the upgrade of two Legendary items.